African Cinema Unit

Welcome to the African Cinema Unit!

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Building on UCT’s substantial intellectual and scholarly resources dedicated to African cinema, the African Studies Library and the Visual Archive, The African Cinema Unit seeks to

  • foster historical, theoretical and critical work on African cinema
  • provide a forum for the intellectual and creative interaction of film scholars and filmmakers dedicated to African cinema and cinema of the African diaspora through research projects, seminars and film screenings
  • bring local and international filmmakers and scholars to UCT to develop collaborative projects